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The Best April Fools' Day Food Deals We Saw in 2024

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On April 1 each year, KCL is on the lookout for deals that are too good (or Krazy) to be true. But all of the April Fools' Day Deals we share are no joke. In 2024, we saw a free Pizzookie covered in pickle slices — yes, really — and BOGO free Blizzards at Dairy Queen. Here's out list of the best food deals we saw on April 1, 2024 so you can plan for April Fools' Day 2025.

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Best 2024 April Fools' Day Deals


BJ's Brewhouse

On April 1, guests dining in, carrying out, or ordering delivery at BJ's Brewhouse could enjoy a free Pizookie of any flavor — including their Pizickle Pizookie — with a minimum purchase of $14.95. The Pizickle Pizookie came topped with dill pickle slices, and no, it was not a joke.

Burger King

BK sent out their $3 Whopper Wednesday. . . on a Monday. Guests could take advantage of their silly joke by getting a $3 Whopper or Impossible Whopper — usually reserved for mid-week — on Monday, April 1 only.


Pizza lovers could enjoy a large pepperoni pizza for just $10 at Casey's when they used code FOOL on April 1.

Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen launched their new Summer Blizzards Menu on April 1 and to celebrate customers could grab BOGO free Blizzards. Any size, any flavor, guests got them BOGO free through April 14, 2024.

Dave & Buster's

Kids eat free through April 15 at Dave & Buster's. Children 12 and under receive one free kids meal and a $5 Power Card with the purchase of an adult food item of $11.99 or more. This is valid in-store only and must be ordered through your server.


Dunkin' announced an April Fools' Day name change — now just known as Donuts' — and while the name change is a joke, the deal they're offering wasn't. Donut lovers got 3x points on all donut orders for one day only. The offer was in the Dunkin' rewards app.

El Pollo Loco

On April 1 only, customers received a $0 delivery fee on all orders placed through the Loco Rewards app or This deal was not valid on any orders placed on third-party delivery partners.


Healthier mac and cheese brand, Goodles, had 20% off on April 1 with code JKLOL at checkout. Shoppers could try their vegan and gluten-free options or all of their healthier-for-you mac and cheese flavors at this discount.

Insomnia Cookies

On April 1, Insomniacs got $1 Classic cookies at Insomnia Cookies when they showed the app in-store or placed an order for local delivery via the app.


If you spent $10 or more on April 1 at or KFC app, you got a free 10-piece Saucy Nuggets. Plus, that same day, KFC launched five new Saucy Nuggets flavors, so you could try out their new lineup with this deal.

Krispy Kreme

If you grabbed a dozen Original Glazed doughnuts at Krispy Kreme on Monday, April 1, you'd get your second dozen for just $4.01. That worked out to $0.80 per doughnut.


From April 1 - 7, Potbelly Perks Members got a free Original sandwich on their next visit when they purchase an Original or Big sized sandwich. New rewards members can also get this deal if they sign up within the promo period (plus newbies get a free Original size sandwich after their first purchase of $5 or more).

Round Table Pizza

Guests could use code APRIL to take $5 off any large or extra large pizza at Round Table Pizza.

Schlotzsky’s Deli

Schlotzsky's Rewards members could get $2 off any sandwich on April 1, 2024. To claim, you had to check your rewards account for the offer and present it at checkout to get this deal.

Shipley's Do-Nuts

Customers got an exclusive sneak preview of Shipley's Do-Nut's newest limited-time, specialty do-nut for free with any purchase on Monday, April 1 through Sunday, April 7.

The Cheesecake Factory

Cheesecake Factory rewards members who were signed up for the (free) loyalty program by April 1 received a surprise reward in their account on April Fool’s Day.

Potential rewards included:

  • Free Slice of Cheesecake

  • $10 off $40

  • $5 off $25

  • Free Whole Cheesecake

  • Free Slice of Cheesecake for a Year

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